A few condos at 3314 N Lake Shore Drive in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood are for sale. Here’s a review of the 1916 vintage building that was one of the first Lakeview apartment buildings erected on Lake Shore Drive. There are some condos for sale in the building and some of the units that I’ve shown along with photos and details of the other condos for sale (none are my listings).
3314 N Lake Shore Drive is located south of Addison at Aldine in East Lakeview and overlooks Belmont Harbor. The building currently has a Walk Score of 92 and a Transit Score of 78. The Red Line Stop at Belmont is less than 0.7 of a mile away just east of Belmont & Sheffield. See its interactive Walk Score Map below.
Lake Shore Drive Condos for Sale
3314 N Lake Shore Drive is an Italian Renaissance style vintage building that was designed with the wealthy owner in mind. At that time each floor was a single unit. Today the 3314 N Lake Shore Drive building houses 29 condos within its 10 stories.
There entrance to the building and lobby has been beautifully maintained. The lobby displays it’s Beaux Arts architectural detail such as: coffered ceilings, marble floors, and the grand elegant stairway.
This is an elevator building with only 2 or 3 units per floor which share a foyer. The amenities include a coin laundry room, bike room and private storage. The outdoor space is a common rooftop terrace. This building also a guest suite unit available. For roughly $40.00 a night an owner can reserve it for a family member or friend.
Lakeview Vintage Condos for Sale
Being a smaller high rise it doesn’t have a door person, but it does have a substantial security system. It also has a very well respected building engineer who lives on premise. The Board of Directors recently changed the building’s management company.
It is a pet friendly building where both cats and dogs are allowed with no weight limit. It’s also conveniently located near the Belmont Harbor dog beach. Bike and walking enthusiasts will also enjoy part of the 18.5 mile lakefront trail across the street from the building.
If you are a vintage lover and would like to learn more about Chicago vintage buildings and the history of Lakeview, visit the Chicago Historical Society.
Cooking appliances are gas. In-unit laundry is not allowed but some have washers and dryers that were grandfathered in. The units have thick plaster walls, gallery hallways, high ceilings and hardwood floors. Some of the units have been combined. The most recent sale at 3314 N Lake Shore Drive was unit 7A, a 1,600 sq ft 2 bedroom unit with beautiful lake views sold in December 2013 for $540,000.
3314 N LAKE SHORE DRIVE, CHICAGO, IL 60657 WALK SCORE MAP
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Notes on Condos I've Previewed/Shown
|3314 N Lake Shore Drive 7C||$525,000||2||2||1337||Photos & Info||7C is a back unit that is a gut rehab with high end finishes.|
|3314 N Lake Shore Drive 5B||$325,000||1||1 1/2||1100||Photos & Info||Under Contract - Unit 5B is a single unit that can alos be purchased with 5A if one chooses. Nice lake & park views.|
|3314 N Lake Shore Drive 2D||$239,000||2||2||1315||Photos & Info||2D has a private terrace. This unit also is one of the units that has a washer & dryer which was grandfathered in.|